Greek-American Assemblyman Frank Skartados Passes Away at 62

Frank Skartados, New York State Assemblyman for the 104th district with the Democratic Party, passed away in hospital on Sunday at the age of...

AKTINA FM Hosts ‘Greek Music Journey’ in Manhattan

AKTINA Productions, will be hosting a concert of its Greek Music Journey series on April 20 at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, in...

Stalled Greek Church Project Prompts Legal Investigation

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan is investigating the finances of the rebuilding of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and those of the Greek...

Ellis Island: Thousands of Greeks’ First Sight of America

"At the New York Harbor they put us in quarantine for a day and then they took us to Ellis Island. There they treated...

New York City Greek Film Festival Gets New Director

The Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce (HACC) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Maria Tzompanaki as the organization’s next Director of the...

Greek Shipping Dynasty Gripped by Property Row

A multi-million dollar apartment in New York; which once belonged to Greek shipping tycoon Michael Kulukundis, is at the center of a high-profile row. The...

Hellenic Film Society Launches First Greek Film Expo April 27-May 3

The Hellenic Film Society U.S.A. is launching its first Greek Film Expo, a showcase for six new Greek movies to be held April 27-May...

Greek-American Hall Owner Ditches NRA Fundraiser

The Greek-American owner of Brooklyn's Grand Prospect Hall has cancelled an annual National Rifle Association (NRA) fundraiser after complaints from neighbors. Michael Halkias, the owner...

NYC Mayor Hosts Greek Independence Day Reception (video)

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hosted the annual Greek Independence Day reception at his residence on Tuesday, acknowledging the huge impact Greek people have made in the City.

Greek American Public Health Dean Creates Coalitions Between Universities

The Greek American Dean of the Rutgers School of Public Heath, Perry N. Halkitis, is working to forge global collaborations between Rutgers University and...

2018 Miss Greek Independence Crowned in New York

17-year-old Anna Maria Fazio was the winner of the 2018 Miss Greek Independence Competition that took place on Saturday at the Stathakio Cultural Center...

Historic ‘Macedonia is Greece’ Rally Held in New York

Thousands of Greek Americans held a rally in New York to express their opposition to any use of the word “Macedonia” in the negotiations currently...

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